Paul Schulze

Paul Schulze

Date Of BirthJune 12, 1962
Age61 years 10 months 1 days
Day of BirthTuesday
Place Of BirthNew York City, New York, United States
Zodiac SignGemini
Profession Actor
Other Names Paulie Schulze , Paul Schultze

Personal Information
Religion Christianity
Language English
Star SignGemini
Nationality American
Ethnicity Caucasian
Complexion White
Body Features & Measurements
Height175 CM
5 Feet 9 Inches
Eye colorHazel
Hair colorlight brown
Weight68 KG
150 lbs
Body Type Average
Education Qualifications
Education (Graduation) Purchase College
Education (High School) Stuyvesant High School (Manhattan)
Alma MaterNew York University
Career Information
Debut (Movie) The Unbelievable Truth(1989)
Years Active 1989-
Favorites, Hobbies, Likes/ Dislikes
Favorite TV show Sponge Bob square pants
Favorite City Toronto
More Information
Net worth$2 million


Paul Schulze is an American TV & movie actor. Paul is known for playing roles- Ryan Chappelle in "24", Michael Burnett in "Rambo", Eddie Walzer in "Nurse Jackie", Frank Gallo in "Suits" among others.

Recently ha has appeared in the movie "Inside the Rain(2020) as David Glass, in the Amazon prime series on space travel- "The Expanse" as Esai Martin.

Childhood- Family

Paul Schulze was born on 12th June 1962 in the New York City, New York, United States. He grew up in the New York city.

His father was a Lutheran pastor.


  • Stuyvesant High School: He graduated from the 'Stuyvesant High School' aka Stuy located in the New York in the year 1980.
  • Purchase College: He attended the 'Purchase College' (SUNY Purchase) affiliated to New York University

Interesting Facts

  • Ancestry: He is of German ancestry. His last name "Schultze" shortened to "Schulze" is a German surname.
  • Screen Actors Guild Award Nomination: He was nominated for the award for his role in '24 hours' in 2004, he was again nominated in 2012.
  • His mother was shocked at first when he started acting in negative roles. "Acting soft in real life helps" says the actor, "then people would see you playing real negative characters and think you are really talented." [5]
  • He has frequently played Lawyer, Cop & Criminal roles. 'Law and order' roles seem to attract him.
  • He took acting seriously when he was in high school. He has acted in commercials as a child.
  • The Year of Living Biblically: Paul is mentioned in the introduction of his book 'The Year of Living Biblically' book by A. J Jacoms for his influential role as 'Father Phil Intintola' in the series- The Sopranos (1999).
  • Paulie Schulze: Paul has used both Paul Schulze & Paulie Schulze as his name for the credits.
  • Bald head: He maintains a full bald head, he has lost hair in the front, especially the two corners indicative of male pattern baldness, he has godo hair in the back and top, but shaves it off for a better presentation.
  • GoSeeTed Ad: He made a promotional video for his friend Ted, a car dealer in Los Angeles in 2018
  • Being a busy actor he doesn't always get time to watch his own appearances on TV. He has to pick and choose what to watch, given that there are so many things happening these days, it is natural that he has to miss out on some.
  • Is Paul Schulze Gay?
    • Not Known. There is very less info of his dating life online.
  • How to pronounce Paul Schulze's name?
    • His name is pronounced "Shul-zee"



Paul played Ryan Chappelle in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd season of the series. He has alos voice the character in the video game inspired by the series.

In his last episode on the series, the one in which his character Ryan Chappelle gets killed, he was presented with a black funeral wreath by the cast and crew. Paul kept the wreath in his house. [6]

The Sopranos

Paul played the Catholic priest "father Phil Intintola" in the Crime drama TV series- The Sopranos. Father Phil is romantically attracted towards Carmela Soprano, and the attraction is mutual. He is seen performing rituals, conducting masses and functions for the Soprano family.

Paul Schulze & Edie Falco in Paul Schulze

[ Paul Schulze & Edie Falco in Paul Schulze ]

Edie Falco plays Carmela Soprano in the Series. She played Nurse Jackie, the love interest of Paul (Eddie Walzer) in the series- 'Nurse Jackie' as well.

Nurse Jackie

In the American medical comedy series 'Nurse Jackie', Paul played the ER Pharmacist Eddie Walzer. Edie Falco played the lead role of nurse Jackie Peyton. Eddie has an extramarital romantic affair with Nurse Jackie. His difficulties with job, extramarital affair, friendships are the features of his character.

Paul Schulze in Nurse Jackie with Edie Falco

[ Paul Schulze in Nurse Jackie with Edie Falco ]


Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2020 Inside the Rain David Glass  
2013 Are You Here Dave Harken  
2009 Group Carl Carruthers TV Movie
2008 Rambo Michael Burnett  
2007 Zodiac Sandy Panzarella  
2005 Crazylove Thomas  
2003 The Lone Ranger Sheriff Landry TV Movie
2002 Panic Room Officer Keeney  
2001 An American Town Father Wright TV Movie
2001 Speaking of Sex Larry  
2001 Don't Say a Word Jake  
2001 Mimic 2 Phillip Direct to Video
2000 Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion Jamison Collier TV Movie
2000 Drowning Mona Jimmy D.  
1999 Kiss Toledo Goodbye Nicky  
1998 The LaMastas    
1998 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Families Milos TV Movie
1997 Grind Terry  
1996 Layin' Low Patty  
1996 Illtown Lucas  
1995 Flirt    
1995 Clockers Detective  
1995 New Jersey Drive Booking Sergeant  
1994 Amateur Cop  
1994 Hand Gun Michael McCallister  
1992 Laws of Gravity Frankie  
1989 The Unbelievable Truth Bill   


TV/ Web Series List

Year Series Character Comments
2019 The Expanse 2019 5 Episodes; Amazon Prime series
2017 The Punisher William Rawlins 8 episodes; Netflix series
2010, 2017 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Bill Lawrence / Patrick Holbart 2 Episodes
2016-2017 Suits Frank Gallo 12 Episodes
2015-2016 Rizzoli & Isles Dr. Joe Harris 2 Episodes
2015 Nurse Jackie Eddie Walzer 80 episodes
2015 Major Crimes Owen Holland (attorney)  
2014 Chicago P.D. Joseph Price "The Weigh Station"
2012, 2014 The Mentalist John Hutton 2 Episodes
2012 Franklin & Bash Eli Palmer  
2012 Person of Interest Gianni Moretti Jr.  
2011 Fairly Legal Steve Janks  
1992-2010 Law & Order  Det. Pete Milligan/ Mr. Kralik 6 Episodes
2009 The Cleaner Harrison 2 Episodes
2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Carl Greenway  
2008 Criminal Minds Det. Ronnie Baleman  
2007 Journeyman Agent Richard Garrity 4 Episodes
2007 CSI: Miami Dr. Werner Klein "Deep Freeze"
2007 Boston Legal JAG Schoenewics  
2007 Mad Men Hobo "The Hobo Code"
2007 The Nine Mike Moss "Legacy"
2006 Justice ADA J.D. Keller 3 Episodes
2006 The Closer Richard Branch 2 Episodes
2006 Standoff Dale Steckler "Peer Group"
2006 Shark Ted Jeffries "In the Grasp
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Surgeon "Way to Go'
1999-2006 The Sopranos Father Phil Intintola 13 episodes; HBO Series
2006 NCIS Major Ken Meyers "Bait"
2006 Cold Case Phil Jorgensen "Dog Day Afternoons"
2005 Close to Home James Pritchard "Meth Murders"
2005 CSI: NY Luke Robertson "Corporate Warriors"
2005 Numb3rs Photographer "Obsession"
2005 Inconceivable Nate Samuels "Balls in Your Court"
2005 JAG Major Try Atkins "Death at the Mosque"
2004 The West Wing Terrance Sligh "The Dover Test"
2004 Medical Investigation Mr. Kirkland "Price of Pleasure"
2004 Without a Trace Mr. Corcoran "In the Dark"
2004 Strong Medicine Mayor Arnold Sweeney "Cape Cancer"
2004 24 Ryan Chappelle 24 episodes; Fox seies
2003 The Division Lt. De Marco "Testimonial"
2003 Frasier Alex "Daphne Does Dinner"
2002 Roswell Man In Black "Crash"
2002 Grounded for Life Kenny "Is She Really Going Out with Walt?"
2002 Spin City Steven "O Mother, Where Art Thou?"
2001 The Guardian Derek Johnson "Paternity"
1999 Judging Amy Aaron Carter "Near Death Experience"
1999 Snoops Mr. Sheridan "Bedfellas"
1999 NYPD Blue Ronald Barrett "Voir Dire This"
1998 Oz Officer Rick Heim 2 Episodes
1997 Prince Street   "Everyday People"
1997 Dellaventura Ronald "In Deadly Fashion"
1996 Swift Justice   "Out on a Limb"
1995 New York Undercover Ted Winters "The Shooter"
1993 Homicide: Life on the Street Miles Stradinger "Son of a Gun"
1990 Guiding Light Dr. Paul  


Short Movies List

Year Movie Character Comments
2009 Enlightened! Tony  
2006 Blindsight Ethan  
2001 Last Writes Max  
1994 NYC 3/94    


Video Games

  • 24: The Game(2006): He voiced the character 'Ryan Chappelle' in the 2006 Action/ Crime video game.


Year Won? Award Project Category Comments
2012 Nomination Screen Actors Guild Awards Nurse Jackie Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble  
2004 Nomination Screen Actors Guild Awards 24 Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble  


News & Updates

  • He attended Comic-con 2010 to promote his TV series 'Nurse Jackie'

[ Paul Schulze scene from "The Punisher" ]


  • You come and people in our business tend to understand how lucky we are, so usually the workplace is a happy place and it’s very welcoming.. It’s just a lot of fun [5]
  • I certainly love to just be on the set. I love to be working. I love to be working and so I don’t have to act like I’m enjoying it [5]
  • (When asked if he likes Good roles or bad roles more) -Whichever role has more air time and has the most fun writers. 
  • I like playing bad guys
  • I’m working on something. I just don’t know what it is yet
  • I’ve been very fortunate that I've played lot of different characters.
  • [About Addiction & Addicts] From the Addicts I have known.. All the people they are surrounded by usually are in denial themselves, are quick to forgive, are qick to beleive the lies again..  [2]


  1. Paul Schulze Wiki
  2. L.A Times- Nurse Jackie interview
  3. GoSeeTed
  4. Paul Schulze 24 interview
  5. Hollywood reporter interview
  6. Paul Schulze wreath 

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